Teressa Oliverio-Frease and Samantha Host, Accessibility Specialists, from the Office of Accessibility Services will host a series of presentations involving hot topics about Disability Awareness.
Oliverio-Frease and Host are certified ADA Leadership Network Trainers and the content of the presentations are provided by Cornell University for the Mid-Atlantic ADA.
The presentations will be in the Mountainlair. No reservations are required. Call the Office of Accessibility Services at 304-293-6700 and ask for Oliverio-Frease or Host.
Empathy not Sympathy – Feb. 18, 10-11 a.m. – Gold Ballroom. Increase awareness of language and behaviors that enable positive interaction with individuals with disabilities.
Service Animals vs. Emotional Support Animals – March 3, 10-11 a.m. – Gluck Theater. Discuss laws surrounding service animals and emotional support animals on campus.
Everyone is Different: An Overview of Disability Types – March 10, 10-11 a.m. – Gluck Theater. Discuss a variety of disabilities.
Non-Obvious Disabilities – March 31, 10-11 a.m. – Gluck Theater. Discuss disabilities that may be referred to as “invisible” disabilities.
Disability Wrap-Up – April 21, 10-11 a.m. – Gluck Theater. Provide an overview of previous presentations.